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Condylox Topical

Condylox Topical

Condylox Topical Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Condylox (podofilox) Topical Solution 0.5% is an antimitotic drug used to treat genital warts that appear on the outside of the body, but this medicine is not a cure for genital warts. This medication is available in generic form. Common side effects include mild skin irritation, tenderness, bleeding, dryness, peeling, tingling, scarring, blistering, crusting, or swelling of the skin where the medicine was applied; insomnia; unpleasant skin odor; nausea, vomiting; or pain during sex.

Apply Condylox Topical Solution twice daily morning and evening (every 12 hours), for 3 consecutive days, then withhold use for 4 consecutive days. This one week cycle of treatment may be repeated up to four times until there is no visible wart tissue. Condylox may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. It is unknown if Condylox topical will harm a fetus. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Condylox (podofilox) Topical Solution 0.5% Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Condylox Topical in Detail - Patient Information: Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Wash off the medicine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious skin reaction such as severe itching, burning, oozing, bleeding, or skin changes where the medicine is applied.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • mild skin irritation, tenderness, bleeding, dryness, peeling, tingling, scarring, blistering, crusting, or swelling of the skin where the medicine was applied;
  • sleep problems (insomnia);
  • unpleasant skin odor;
  • nausea, vomiting; or
  • pain during sex.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Condylox Topical (Podofilox Topical Solution ) »

What is Prescribing information?

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Condylox Topical FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
(Adverse Reactions)

SIDE EFFECTS

In clinical trials, the following local adverse reactions were reported at some point during treatment.

Adverse Experience Males Females
Burning 64% 78%
Pain 50% 72%
Inflammation 71% 63%
Erosion 67% 67%
Itching 50% 65%

Reports of burning and pain were more frequent and of greater severity in women than in men.

Adverse effects reported in less than 5% of the patients included pain with intercourse, insomnia, tingling, bleeding, tenderness, chafing, malodor, dizziness, scarring, vesicle formation, crusting edema, dryness/peeling, foreskin irretraction, hematuria, vomiting and ulceration.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Condylox Topical (Podofilox Topical Solution ) »

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